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Scientific Name: ustekinumab
Region: CA


July 17, 2023

The Canadian Federal Court upheld a decision of Canada’s Office of Submission and Intellectual Property (OSIP) to refuse Janssen’s application to list Canadian Patent 3113837 (‘837 patent) on the PMNOC register for two supplementary new drug submissions relating to Stelara® (ustekinumab) OSIP refused the application as the ‘837 patent application was filed in Canada after the submissions.

Health Canada approved ulcerative colitis as an indication for Stelara® on 27 January 2020.


January 27, 2020

Health Canada approves ulcerative colitis as an additional indication for Stelara®.

BioBlast® extract From January 27, 2020 to July 17, 2023

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Naomi Pearce & Sian Hope

Naomi Pearce & Sian Hope

Editor: Naomi Pearce, Executive Lawyer, Patent Attorney & Trade Mark Attorney
Contributing Author: Sian Hope, Lawyer

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